Katpadi Project Details

This Rail Over-bridge at Katpadi Junction was completed in record time and has won the coveted award from the INDIAN INSTITUTION OF BRIDGE ENGINEERS for this category.

Client
:
Southern railway
Project
:
Road over-bridge at katpadi junction, southern india
Value of project
:
INR 100 LAKHS
Year of completion
:
1996
Consultant
:
IIT madras
Funding
:
SOUTHERN RAILWAY
Description
:
Built for two lane traffic. Two spans of 42m bow String girder bridge. This was built to avoid the train Traffic at the junction and it was constructed keeping The traction wire running below the bridge. One half of The bridge was built in full away from its alignement, then It was shifted and placed in position. The total weight of The structure that was moved was 750 tons. This bridge won National award from the indian institute of bridge engineers